The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences office is typically open to walk-in visitors Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. The Dinosaur Park, located outdoors adjacent to Rood Hall, is always free and open to the public. The Schmaltz Geology Museum, located on the first floor of Rood Hall, is also free and open to the public whenever the building is open (typically Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm). If you are visiting Dino Park or the museum, please park in designated visitor lots if you do not have a WMU parking permit. Please follow all posted safety protocols when you are in the building.
The physical address of Rood Hall is 2235 Wilbur Ave. In case of an emergency please dial 911.
IN THE NEWS
- Save the date! Our spring Advisory Council gathering, Student Research Showcase, and Award banquet will be held on April 21. Check our Events page for more details.
- Congratulations to our colleague Dr. Andrew Caruthers. His recently published paper “Reduced marine molybdenum inventory related to enhanced organic carbon burial and an expansion of reducing environments in the Toarcian (Early Jurassic) oceans”, was selected for featuring as an Editor’s Highlight in Eos.
- Congrats to our newest faculty colleague, Dr. David Zakharov, on his recent Geology publication: Quantitative record of the Neoarchean water cycle from a 2.67 Ga magmatic-hydrothermal system, Fennoscandian Shield.
- The 2021-22 Departmental Newsletter is here! Catch up on departmental events, faculty updates, MGS and MGRRE news, and more.
- The GRE is not required for admission to our MS and PhD programs. Prospective students are strongly encouraged to contact potential faculty advisors to find out if submitting optional scores is recommended. For more information, please see our Graduate Programs page or contact Dr. Peter Voice, Director of Graduate Studies.